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English Definitionappearance
Simplified Script相貌
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄤˋ ㄇㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)soeng3maau6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Word Decomposition
xiàngappearance; portrait; picture; government minister; (physics) phase; (literary) to appraise (esp. by scrutinizing physical features); to read somebody's fortune (by physiognomy, palmistry etc)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
相声xiàngshengcomic dialog; sketch; crosstalk
相机xiàngjīat the opportune moment; as the circumstances allow; abbr. for 照相机
相片xiàngpiànimage; photograph
相位xiàngwèiphase (waves)
相公xiànggonglord; master; young gentleman; male prostitute; catamite; mahjong player disqualified by unintentionally taking in the wrong number of dominoes; (old form of address for one's husband) husband
Words With Same Tail Word    
面貌miànmàoappearance; face; features
礼貌lǐmàocourtesy; manners
容貌róngmàoone's appearance; one's aspect; looks; features
像貌xiàngmàovariant of 相貌
全貌quánmàocomplete picture; full view
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